Today is the last and highest day in this year’s Diwali celebration. From Wiki:
“Diwali is a festival of lights mainly celebrated by Hindus. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance.”
I was pleased to see that our President-elect and Vice President-elect issued a joint statement on the holiday. You may read it here: Joint Statement by President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris On Diwali, the Festival of Lights.
I enjoyed this paragraph:
‘Diwali is ultimately a reminder of the light that’s within us all to hope and dream, and to overcome our differences and keep the faith in each other. That’s the light we see shining on this day and that will guide us through the darkness with knowledge, science, truth, unity, and compassion.’
Today is also the new moon. Perhaps Diwali’s light will converge with the moon’s dark face for a special dance of light and dark in the mystery of uncertainty.
I will be posting irregularly until the New Year, and in December I’ll know what lies ahead here.
With much love, until next time.